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Is My Electronic Health Records available for Smartphone/ Tablet? The fact that most of the office-based health care providers across the globe have started using Electronic Health Records (EHRs) describes how this health care information technology has penetrated the modern medical industry. Now the next important step ahead is linking the widely used Electronic Health Record with users’ mobile devices.

Extensive Use of Electronic Health Record and the Rising Mobile Devices Usage The rise of mobile devices has had its own positive impact on health information technology access while providing patients effective tools for participating in their personal health. With the capability to pair with the Electronic Health Record as well as the practice revenue cycle management platforms apart from other related tools, mobile devices empower physicians to complete their routine tasks more easily and with flexibility.

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Significance of Mobile Devices for Providers In addition to providing convenience, mobile access helps providers in other important ways too. The erstwhile common issue of physicians having to spend a lot of time using the Electronic Health Record has been addressed by mobile device usage. With mobile access, physicians are relieved from long hours in front of their desktops and laptops for data entry. During patient visits, this comes handy – as it makes the visit more personal and patients more satisfied. Mobile access to Electronic Health Record helps improve care coordination. Moreover, providers can update the clinical documents in Electronic Health Record from anywhere, thus healthcare process is expedited. Using mobile devices for ordering supplies results in cost reduction by about 20% and patients are able to receive medical supplies early too.

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